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Old 05-27-11, 10:01 AM   #1
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Hello - New Member from South Carolina



Above is a photo of my bike, A KHS Gran Sport. A neighbor donated it to my son, and after a new rim, new tires and cables, we have a reliable rider.

The frame appears to exactly match two other mixte (?) frames in previous posts.

The SunTour gearing / shifters work quite well. I hear a quiet k-thunk when it shifts; never a grinding search.

The 52/42 front rings were fine when I began riding, but when I learned to increase cadence and thereby double my distance I began finding myself in the lower and mid-range gears more often.

The library tape on the saddle is a hoot. It saved the exposed foam from flaking off. Good enough for starters!

I'd like to upgrade to a Trek 2.1 or a Cannondale CAAD9, but I'll have to see / ride them in person to make a decision. They're both excellent.

I feel better than I have in years. I skip lunch at work. I ride every 2-3 days and push myself hard. And I lost 5 pounds. Nothing's stopping me now, good Lord willing!

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Old 05-27-11, 10:06 AM   #2
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Thanks for joining.
Neat starter bike.
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Old 05-27-11, 04:27 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forums!
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Old 05-28-11, 08:48 AM   #4
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Thanks! I really appreciate this site. I'll be happily reading reviews for a new road bike: F75, KHS Flite 500, Trek 2.1, etc.
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That bike is awesome
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